(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. period, time, spell, interval. —v. t. harden, acclimate, habituate, inure, accustom; prepare, age, cure, ripen, dry out; imbue; spice, flavor. See habit, pungency, chronometry.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. period, term, a while, division, certain months of the year; see also fall 5 , spring 2 , summer , winter .
in good season,
Syn. not late, on time, fairly soon; see early 2 .
in season,
Syn. seasonable, on the market, (readily) available; see available .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
period, term, spell, interval, quarter, month, summer, spring, fall, winter, Indian summer.
1. flavor spice, salt, pepper, lace, marinade, smoke, cure, corn, devil.
2. harden or soften toughen, weather, temper, acclimate, accustom.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. A specific length of time characterized by the occurrence of certain conditions or events: period, span, stretch, term. See TIME. 2. A regular period of sexual excitement in female mammals: estrus, heat, rut2. See SEX. 3. A span designated for a given activity: period, time. See TIME. II verb 1. To impart flavor to: flavor. See TASTE. 2. To make resistant to hardship, especially through continued exposure: acclimate, acclimatize, caseharden, harden, indurate, toughen. See CONTINUE, RESIST.

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